Children with ADHD might be at increased risk of Parkinson's disease
Parkinson’s risk increased in children with ADHD - short science news and articles

In a retrospective population based study, researchers have found out that children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder have as much as twice the risk of early onset Parkinson’s and Parkinson-like disease. In addition, they indicate that patients with severe forms of ADHD may have an inherent risk of being at increased risk of Parkinson’s disease and it might not be related to the stimulant therapy that is used in children for treatment of ADHD. However, they consider this study to be preliminary and indicate that further studies are necessary to confirm this link.

Read the full story: University of Utah
Scientific publication: Neuropsychopharmacology